About 30 vehicles have been siezed from the automobile workshop of the immediate past governor Samuel Ortom by the Benue State government.
The workshop which is located in the state’s capital, Makurdi was raided by the Asset Recovery Committee of the state on Wednessday, 12th of July 2023.
Meanwhile, the aide to the former governor, Terver Akase; have described the issue as a vendetta and a witch hunt. He said the current administration have been tormenting the former governor and Ortom have not done anything illegal.
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He further explained that the vehicles in question are the official vehicles of the previous government which was agreed upon by the executive council of the state for him to cart away with it at the end of his administration.
Furthermore, he also accused the current chief of staff and the chairman of the Asset Recovery Committee of being part of the previous administration, and they have left their office with official vehicles.
He then advise the new administration to fulfil his promise of serving the people instead of targeting, chasing and harassing the previous governor.